Cases online dating
One of the most common techniques is to build up trust with the person by messaging for weeks or even months before suddenly having an emergency - the fake person being mugged but their daughter needing urgent surgery, for example - and asking for money.But then they suddenly need money for rent too, then food, then medical fees, and it can quickly escalate.
Some have a broad membership base of diverse users looking for many different types of relationships.
Arrest Affidavit for Curtis Coats - March 2016 by kvuenews on Scribd The KVUE Defenders looked into Coats’ history.
The Defenders found a 2013 theft charge in Dallas, a Fraudulent Use of Identification charge that was reported by Ronda Kent, and a 2015 felony theft charge in Travis County.
So much so that there are the basis for at least two Lifetime movies on this list. Read about all of the online flirting that ended in murder, and then maybe take a break from the Internet for a few days.
This story out of Tennessee is one of the most confusing news stories since the advent of social media.